Origin of pilaf
Definition for pilaw (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for pilaw
Each orta had two or three great caldrons used for boiling the soup and pilaw; these were under the guard of subordinate officers.
Mix all well together; make it into small cakes; fry it of a light brown, and put it round the pilaw.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
British Dictionary definitions for pilaw
pilaf, pilaff (ˈpɪlæf), pilao (pɪˈlaʊ), pilaw (pɪˈlɔː) or pulao (pʊˈlaʊ)
Word Origin for pilau
Word Origin and History for pilaw
oriental dish of rice boiled with meat, 1610s, from Turkish pilav, from Persian pilaw. Spelling influenced by Modern Greek pilafi, from the Turkish word.